Nov 21, 2012 9:00am EST
the blast a spokesperson for hamas called this a heroic attack. >> thank you, stephanie gosk with the situation in tel aviv. >> let's take a check on crude oil. of course, it has moved almost in lockstep with how, you know, deep the crisis has gotten over there. wti is a picture we're looking at right now. really the biggest action over the past three days has been in brent. that's much more tied to the international oil market outside the united states. that's where we see the real increases over the past three days. in fact, the premium of brent to wti, that has widened to as much as 23.58. that's the widest level we've seen over the past three days. there we go, brent is up 1.3%. >> we've got the retail countdown to black friday for you. let the tablet wars begin. which device will santa be carrying this year? all the christmas references will work their way into our teases. we'll take a closer look at the tech showdown. one more check on futures, moderate weakness. we'll see how we close out. a full session, probably a light volume ahead of a shortened session on friday.
Nov 14, 2012 9:00am EST
of israel that israel has conducted a military action killing a senior hamas leader. an air strike in the gaza area killed the head of the hamas military. one of the things a number of traders heard about that earlier but one thing is an israeli military spokesman says this is the start of a broader operation. so that is one of the things. it seems to have the market a little bit on edge and has them bidding up oil at this hour. the one trader i talked to said between the tensions between israel and hamas if we'll see that spiking up obviously israel and syria over the last few weeks, that's better than israel and iran. back to you. >> that's true. bertha, thank you very much for that. congratulations if you are hold cisco shares coming into this session. they are experiencing a good bump on last night's results. we'll talk about what they are doing right and whether risks lie ahead next on the program and who would be affected the most if we go over the fiscal cliff? we'll get up close and personal with the cliff and as we head toward the break, another fiscal cliff fact. >> if la